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Encouraging Kids Family Resource Center is a private non-profit 501c3 (in partnership with Special Parent Advocacy Group); that began as a way for us to do what we love. Our vision is to create peaceful families and communities by providing current, trauma-informed research and information to those who interact with our kids at home, in school, and in our communities.


There is no single job as important and demanding as parenting. Our failure to give parents specific training for their very difficult job seems based on the belief that if you are a human being  you should know how to raise one.


We believe parents DO have the ability and motivation to raise physically and emotionally healthy children with adequate support and information. Our programs encourage parents to be critical thinkers and advocates for their children, themselves and their families. When you know better, you do better.

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER

Our professionally facilitated playgroups/discussion groups provide a safe, supportive, nurturing setting where children 0-5 years and their caregivers can enjoy a morning of activities and socialization.

Parent Education

Parenting groups, workshops, classes,  and one-on-one parent coaching available on a wide variety of topics for parents & guardians of infants to teens.


Professional Development

Education Advocacy

Is your child struggling in school? Thinking of having him or her evaluated? Already have an IEP,  504 Plan, or I&RS Plan? Let us help you achieve the best possible academic outcome for your child.

We can provide a low cost, easy way for you & your staff to improve skills, add new tools to your behavior management toolbox, and meet  continuing education requirements. Your location or ours!

Information & Registration Forms

Looking for a low cost place to hold a meeting, training, baby/bridal shower,

children's birthday party, or event?


Click Here for weekend availability

dates beginning June 1st, 2014


Does your agency need a mailing address but not a full-time office? Only need an office a few days a month?


Our facility is centrally located  in 

Mercer County, NJ with amenities such as kitchen area, onsite administrative support, copy center, WiFi, tables,  chairs, laptop/projector use, etc.


*Catering also available if needed.


Call or email us today:

609-848-1400

info@encouragingkids.org

3 Nami Lane, Suite #10, Hamilton, NJ  08619

Phone:  609-848-1400  /  Fax:  609-848-1401

Email:  info@encouragingkids.org